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Physicians, hospitals, and other health providers have a legal responsibility to treat every patient with reasonable skill, prudence, and professional care. The failure to do so could be medical malpractice—and it can lead to very serious injuries, illnesses, and medical complications. If you or your loved one was the victim of medical negligence, you may …

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Unfortunately, medical malpractice remains a serious public safety problem in New York and throughout the entire country. Shockingly, a 2018 study found that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States.  That being said, an adverse medical outcome is not necessarily malpractice under New York state law. A doctor, nurse, …

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The pandemic has hit our communities hard. According to the New York Department of Health, nearly 2.1 million cases of the virus have been confirmed in our state since the start of the outbreak. The good news is that vaccines are arriving. The official New York COVID-19 vaccine tracker estimates that 42.9 percent of state …

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A medical malpractice cap is a state law which puts a limit on the amount of money that patients can recover in a medical malpractice lawsuit. Most often, these caps apply to non-economic damages, such as pain and suffering and emotional distress. Though, every state is different. The majority of U.S. states have statutory caps …

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Early detection and diagnosis of cancer can make a dramatic difference in the long-term prognosis for patients. As explained by the National Cancer Institute, when cancer and other types of problematic tissues are found early they “may be easier to treat.” As cancer starts to spread, the challenges increase and prognosis worsens. If you go …

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According to data from the National Cancer Institute, nearly 40 percent of Americans will be diagnosed with cancer at some point during their life. While a cancer diagnosis is always frightening, the long term prognosis varies dramatically. The outlook will depend on the specific type of cancer and how early it was detected. Early detection …

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The loss of a loved one in a preventable accident is heartbreaking. It is a tragedy that no family should be forced to endure. A wrongful death lawsuit is a type of legal claim that allows a family to seek justice, accountability, and financial support to help them get through a difficult time.  In New …

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Nothing is more heartbreaking or emotionally gut-wrenching than losing a loved one in an avoidable accident. Although no amount of compensation can truly make things right, New York law allows families to pursue a civil wrongful death suit to hold defendants accountable for their recklessness or negligence. You and your family deserve justice and financial …

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When you are considering the possibility of a wrongful death lawsuit after losing a loved one due to another party’s negligence or intentional wrongdoing, it is critical to begin working with a New York wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible to ensure that the claim is filed in a timely manner. In terms of …

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